Subject Area: Drones

Any project involving unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones.

All unmanned remote-operated aircraft (drones) MUST adhere to Florida State Statute 934.50 as well as all local and Federal laws.

What to Do…

Follow ALL state and Federal laws/guidelines.

See the Federal Aviation (FAA) for more details.

Have your teacher review your Research Plan BEFORE you begin any experimentation.

Have an adult who is drone-certified review your project BEFORE you begin any experimentation.

All drone flights require adult supervision.

Key Concerns

Flight is restricted to RC fields (radio-controlled device) unless there is supervision by a licensed drone operator.

Drones CANNOT be operated over state parks, airports, or military installations without express written consent of a supervisor from said facility.

Keep accurate records of flight plans.

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